Charles Inojie Biography: Net Worth, Wife, Age, Tribe, Movies, TV Shows, Family, Children

September 11, 2023 0 Posted By Michael Amos


Charles Inojie (born December 4, 1970) is a multifaceted Nigerian personality. He is a creative actor, comedian, movie director, and producer. 

He’s most renowned for his iconic role as Na Them Dey Rush Us in the beloved Nigerian TV series The JohnsonsCharles Inojie‘s star power isn’t limited to the small screen; he’s graced Nollywood films, amassing accolades that underscore his significant impact on Nigeria’s entertainment scene. 

Regarded as one of Nigeria’s most versatile and inspiring figures, Charles Inojie continues to shape the artistic landscape for aspiring actors and comedians nationwide.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Charles Inojie
Born: 4 December 1970 (age 53 years old)
Place of Birth: Urowa, Edo, Nigeria
State Of Origin: Edo State
Nationality: Nigerian
Education: University of Port Harcourt
Height: 1.77 m
Parents: The Inojie Family
Siblings: N/A
Spouse: Obehi Obhiseh
Girlfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: Obehi Inojie, Onoseta Inojie
Occupation: Actor • TV Personality
Net Worth: $1.5 million

Early Life & Education

Charles Inojie, born on December 4, 1970, in Nigeria’s serene village of Urowa, Edo State, emerged from a lineage touched by royalty. However, his early years were shaped uniquely. Sent to keep his aging grandmother company, he grew up with fleeting memories of his mother. His tribe happens to be that of the Bini people.

Charles Inojie delved into the dramatic arts, earning a certification from Bode Osoyin’s Writers Resort and a bachelor’s degree in Dramatic and Theatre Arts from the University of Port Harcourt. His privileged upbringing didn’t deter his determination to create his legacy.

He delved into his family’s history, connecting with his roots, and dedicated himself to philanthropy, supporting education and healthcare in underprivileged areas. Charles Inojie‘s generosity earned him respect and admiration.


Charles Inojie‘s path to the world of entertainment began after his graduation. He landed his initial acting role in a local theater production, sparking his passion for an entertainment career. His journey led him to Lagos, where he auditioned for various film and television roles. 

Charles Inojie further honed his craft by joining dramatic and theater clubs in his hometown, performing in stage dramas. Seeking more knowledge, he enrolled in a one-year acting program at Bode Osoyin’s Writers Resort, earning a certificate in Dramatic Arts in 1993.

After obtaining his degree from the University of Port Harcourt in 1999, Charles moved to Lagos and became an assistant director at Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen‘s production company. In 2016, he assumed the presidency of the Screen Writers Guild of Nigeria (SWGN), a testament to his influence in the industry.

Despite rejection and challenges, Charles Inojie persevered and secured a breakthrough role in a popular TV series. His talent and dedication led to success in numerous films and TV shows. Despite his achievements, he remained grounded and committed to using his platform for social causes. 

Charles Inojie founded a non-profit organization to support underprivileged children in Nigeria, gaining local and international support. Charles received the Humanitarian Award at the African Movie Academy Awards and recognition as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Africa by New African Magazine. 

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: CHARLES INOJIE (@charlesinojie)
  • Twitter handle: Charles Inojie (@inojie_charles)
  • Tiktok handle: Charles Inojie

Personal Life

Charles Inojie and Obehi Obhiseh are happily wedded, and their marital bond has been blessed with two offspring. Their firstborn, a daughter, arrived on February 28, 2013, sharing her mother’s name, Obehi Inojie. The family’s second addition, a son named Onoseta Inojie, came into the world on May 25, 2016, in the United States, specifically in Georgia.

Despite Charles Inojie‘s bustling career and noble philanthropic pursuits, he maintains a discreet veil over his personal life. While it’s common knowledge that he’s a devoted husband and father, he prefers to shield the finer details of his family life from the public eye. 


  • The Royal Hibiscus Hotel (2017)
  • Dinner (2016)
  • Broken Soul (2015) as Chijioke
  • Shattered Soul (2015)
  • Open & Close (2011) as Agu
  • Corporate Maid (2008)
  • Corporate Maid II (2008)
  • Husband My Foot (2008)
  • Husband My Foot II (2009)
  • Desperate Search (2007)
  • Holy Man (2007)
  • Holy Man II (2007)
  • Holy Man III (2007)
  • I Need A Husband (2007)
  • I Need A Husband II (2007)
  • Onitemi (2007)
  • Over Heat (2006)
  • Over Heat II (2006)
  • Silent Burner (2006)
  • The Wolves (2006)
  • The Wolves II (2006)
  • Police Recruit
  • Love Wahala
  • Hottest Babes In Town
  • Wise In-laws
  • Desperate Poor Man
  • Nollywood Hustlers
  • Mr Ibu Dance Skelewu
  • Oga Madam
  • House Of Contention
  • Gamblers
  • De Prof
  • The Desperate Housewife
  • Nneka the Pretty Serpent (2020)
  • Badamasi (2020)
  • My Village People (2021)
  • Aki and Pawpaw

Net Worth

Charles Inojie has a net worth of around $1.5 million and is a seasoned star in Nollywood.

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